Cleopatra - Meaning of Cleopatra

What does Cleopatra mean?

[ 4 syll. cleo-pa-tra, cl-eopat-ra ] The baby girl name Cleopatra is pronounced as KLiy-ah-PAET-Rah in English †. Cleopatra is used chiefly in English and it is derived from Old Greek origins. Cleopatra is of the meaning father's glory. It is derived from the elements 'kleos' meaning glory ; 'pater' father. Kleopatra (Old Greek) is an older form of the name. The name was borne by many female members of the royal family of Ptolemaic Egypt, the most famous being Cleopatra VII (69-30BC), the last Ptolemaic queen who was well-known as the beautiful lover of Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Antony; her legend was immortalized by Shakespeare in his play, Antony and Cleopatra (1623). The name has been adopted occasionally by English speakers, particularly among Afro-Americans.

Cleopatra has 16 variants that are used in English and other languages. English variants include Clea, Cleona, Cleone, Cleonea, Cleoneah, Cleonee, Cleoney, Cleoni, Cleonie, Cleony, Cleopetra, Cleora, and Cleta. Other English variants include the shortening Cleo, and the pet form Clio (also used in Greek). A variant of Cleopatra used in other languages is Kleopatra (German).

See also the related categories, queen, english, greek, roman, beautiful (fair), royal, and americans.

Cleopatra is not popular as a baby name for girls. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.

A baby name that sounds like Cleopatra is the name Cleopetra.

† Pronunciation for Cleopatra: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"

A famous person named Cleopatra is Ruler of Egypt Cleopatra, born 69 B.C.30 B.C.

Meaning of Cleopatra Meaning of Cleo Meaning of Clea Meaning of Clio Meaning of Cleone Meaning of Cleora Meaning of Kleopatra Meaning of Cleta Meaning of Cleopetra Meaning of Cleony Meaning of Cleonie Meaning of Cleoni Meaning of Cleoney Meaning of Cleonee Meaning of Cleoneah Meaning of Cleonea Meaning of Cleona Meaning of Chleo Meaning of Clee Meaning of Kleo Meaning of Klio Meaning of Cleve
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